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A DNS server, written in C++ and runs on most Unix derivatives
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What is PowerDNS?

It features a large number of different backends ranging from simple BIND style zonefiles to relational databases and load balancing/failover algorithms. A DNS recursor is provided as a separate program.
PowerDNS is a tool in the DNS Management category of a tech stack.
PowerDNS is an open source tool with 2.9K GitHub stars and 808 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to PowerDNS's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses PowerDNS?

13 companies reportedly use PowerDNS in their tech stacks, including Investing.com, DNSFilter, and Hostinger Stack.

25 developers on StackShare have stated that they use PowerDNS.

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PowerDNS Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to PowerDNS?
It is a versatile name server software. It has evolved to be a very flexible, full-featured DNS system. Whatever your application is, it probably has the required features.
CoreDNS is a DNS server. It is written in Go. It can be used in a multitude of environments because of its flexibility
Amazon Route 53
Amazon Route 53 is designed to give developers and businesses an extremely reliable and cost effective way to route end users to Internet applications by translating human readable names like www.example.com into the numeric IP addresses like that computers use to connect to each other. Route 53 effectively connects user requests to infrastructure running in Amazon Web Services (AWS) – such as an Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) instance, an Amazon Elastic Load Balancer, or an Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) bucket – and can also be used to route users to infrastructure outside of AWS.
DNS Made Easy
DNS Made Easy is a subsidiary of Tiggee LLC, and is a world leader in providing global IP Anycast enterprise DNS services. DNS Made Easy is currently ranked the fastest provider for 8 consecutive months and the most reliable provider.
Google Cloud DNS
Use Google's infrastructure for production quality, high volume DNS serving. Your users will have reliable, low-latency access to Google's infrastructure from anywhere in the world using our network of Anycast name servers.
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